TV Repair And How Much It Costs In 2020

Jenson 3 years ago
TV repairs in India were one of the most requested services witnessed in lockdown. Every household in India owns a TV and most have upgraded their home system with multiple televisions. It costs between Rs.500 to about Rs. 8000 with most spending on LCD, LED, plasma, and 4K TVs. The costs are higher if you opt for repairing older DLP, projection, and CRT TV. It is inevitable to avoid repairing needs for your home television set and you definitely don't want your TV technicians to visit you again and again. 

TV problems like display issues, remote issues, powering-on problems, or sound issues are some of the most common issues that can be fixed. Few issues get fixed instantly and some may require pickup and delivery.

Flat-Screen TV Repair Costs

Flat-screen TVs have the most sold units and have been in the market for more than a decade now. The cost of flat-screen TV repair ranges from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 10000. The price of a new flat-panel TV starts from around Rs. 10000 for a 1080p (non-4K) LED TV from companies like Samsung and Mi to up to Rs. 5,00,000 for an 85-inch 8K LED TV from Samsung with curved viewing experience and home surrounds. The cost of repair is hugely determined by the type and value of the Television set. A TV referred to as a "flat TV" or "flat-screen" TV might be any of the following:

  • LCD TV
  • LED TV (LCD lit by LED)
  • Plasma screen
  • 4K TV (Ultra HD)
  • Smart TV

Old Model TV repair costs

Old Television sets do the work just fine but it may cost you a hefty charge to get them repaired or get their parts replaced. A CRT TV repair may cost anywhere from Rs. 5000 to Rs.10000 even for the simplest of issues. This is due to the unavailability of parts and the service nature of the device's older technology.

Average Cost to Fix a Cracked Flat-Screen TV

It may cost Rs.3000 or more to repair a cracked LCD TV screen. TV screens are fragile and easily damaged at the slightest impact, which makes this the most common type of TV repair.

It is possible to replace TV screens, but it is a major repair and usually means your TV will go to a service center and might take 2 to 5 days to get back to working conditions. If your TV has a crack, it requires you to replace the entire display panel. The cost of a display panel may range from 10% to 70% of the total cost of a new television which is almost as high, or higher than buying a new TV.  However, you might be able to have the screen repaired for an affordable cost your set is under warranty.

Costs of TV Parts

Backlight repair cost

TV backlights and screen panels are the costliest of repair charges and may charge you about 20% to 70% of the cost of the TV. It is usually advised to buy a new set if your backlight panel needs a complete replacement unless it is still in warranty. To repair the backlight panel it may cost you around  Rs.5000 to Rs.25000, including replacement parts and labor. 

HDMI port and circuit board repair

The cost to fix an HDMI port on a TV is Rs. 500 to Rs.2000. If the circuit board keeps powering on and off, the circuit board that the HDMI port connects to may be damaged. In that case, the cost of replacement, including labor, ranges anywhere from Rs.1000 to Rs.4,500.

Other parts and services 

In a TV the Mother Board/Power Board, etc., will hardly cost around, say, 15% to 25% of the cost of TV. It depends on the quality of the TV whether it’s premium or cheap. LED panel or screen costs the maximum. 

TV inverter repair- costs around Rs 500 to Rs 2500. including the labor and parts.

Power supply board repair cost

The average cost of completely replacing the power supply board is Rs.1500 for parts and labor. Parts for a TV power supply board cost around rs. 350 to rs. 2000 depending on the model and type of TV.

Hiring a TV repair professional

Never give your TV to a random repair house or technicians who may offer cheap alternatives but will end up charging you more than the actual repair cost. Also there will be a risk of faulty parts, or third party equipment that can further damage your TV.  Always choose a reputed and certified TV repair technician. There are several benefits to professional TV repair.

  • Diagnostics – A professional TV repair technician has the right training and experience to figure out which component(s) need replacing quickly.
  • Time – A professional TV repair technician can usually complete repairs within 1 –3 hours.
  • Mistakes – If you improperly diagnose the problem with the TV, you will be wasting both time and the cost of the replacement part.
  • Cost of Parts – Repair shops often buy high-quality replacement TV components in bulk, making them cheaper.
  • Guarantees – Most professional TV repair shops will guarantee their work.

Sulekha TV repair services, you can connect with multiple verified TV technicians near you and get free quotes, so that you are well aware before hiring the right Repairman for your television set.

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